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  • Peril

    The transition from President Donald J. Trump to President Joseph R. Biden Jr. stands as one of the most dangerous periods in American history.But as # 1 internationally bestselling author Bob Woodward and acclaimed reporter Robert Costa reveal for the first time, it was far more than just a domestic political crisis.Woodward and Costa interviewed more than 200 people at the center of the turmoil, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Resistance

    How Women Saved Democracy from Donald Trump

    In the tradition of Shattered and Game Change, Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin provides an insider’s look at how women across the political spectrum carried a revolution to the ballot box and defeated Donald Trump, based on interviews with key figures such as Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, Stacey Abrams, Nancy Pelosi, and many more.In a compelling narrative, bookended by Donald Trump’s ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Praying to the West

    How Muslims Shaped the Americas

    by Omar Mouallem ...
    Journalist Omar Mouallem travels to thirteen remarkable mosques and discovers the surprising history of their communities. But what he finds also challenges his own long-held personal beliefs, and even his sense of identity.“Until recently, Muslim identity was imposed on me. But I feel different about my religious heritage in the era of ISIS and Trumpism, Rohingya and Uyghur genocides, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Sleeping Beauties

    And Other Stories of Mystery Illness

    In Sweden, hundreds of refugee children fall into a state that resembles sleep for months or years at a time. In Le Roy, a town in upstate New York, teenage girls develop involuntary twitches and seizures that spread like a contagion. In the U.S. Embassy in Cuba, employees experience headaches and memory loss after hearing strange noises during the night. These are only a few of the many suspected ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Field Study

    Meditations on a Year at the Herbarium

    “[A] delightful mix of memoir and field study.” — Publishers Weekly STARRED reviewAward-winning and beloved author Helen Humphreys discovers her local herbarium and realizes we need to look for beauty in whatever nature we have left — no matter how diminishedAward-winning poet and novelist Helen Humphreys returns to her series of nature meditations in this gorgeously written and illustrated book ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • The Right to Sex

    Feminism in the Twenty-First Century

    “Laser-cut writing and a stunning intellect. If only every writer made this much beautiful sense.”—Lisa Taddeo, author of Three Women“Amia Srinivasan is an unparalleled and extraordinary writer—no one X-rays an argument, a desire, a contradiction, a defense mechanism quite like her. In stripping the new politics of sex and power down to its fundamental and sometimes clashing principles, The Right ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • How to Save a Life

    The Inside Story of Grey's Anatomy

    by Lynette Rice ...
    The first inside story of one of TV's most popular and beloved dramas, Grey's Anatomy.More than fifteen years after its premiere, Grey’s Anatomy remains one of the most beloved dramas on television and ABC's most important property. It typically wins its time slot and has ranked in the Top 20 most-watched shows in primetime for most of its seventeen-season run. It currently averages more than ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Hitler's Secret War

    The Nazi Espionage Campaign Against the Allies

    In the shadows was another war… An unputdownable account of the Nazi spy operation and how it ultimately failedDuring the Second World War there was, behind the scenes, a bitter conflict was stamped ‘Top Secret’. It was a war of infiltration and misdirection, espionage and assassination. And the Nazis were determined not to let anyone best them.Revealing the full extent of Nazi’s secret ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • This Accursed Land

    An epic solo journey across Antarctica

    Sir Edmund Hillary described Douglas Mawson’s epic and punishing journey across 600 miles of unknown Antarctic wasteland as ‘the greatest story of lone survival in polar exploration’.This Accursed Land tells that story; how Mawson declined to join Captain Robert Scott’s ill-fated British expedition and instead lead a three-man husky team to explore the far eastern coastline of the Antarctic ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • The Dressmakers of Auschwitz

    The True Story of the Women Who Sewed to Survive

    A powerful chronicle of the women who used their sewing skills to survive the Holocaust, stitching beautiful clothes at an extraordinary fashion workshop created within one of the most notorious WWII death camps.At the height of the Holocaust twenty-five young inmates of the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp—mainly Jewish women and girls—were selected to design, cut, and sew beautiful ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Water

    A Biography

    Spanning millennia and continents, here is a stunningly revealing history of how the distribution of water has shaped human civilization. Boccaletti, of The Nature Conservancy, “tackles the most important story of our time: our relationship with water in a world of looming scarcity” (Kelly McEvers, NPR Host).Writing with authority and brio, Giulio Boccaletti—honorary research associate at the ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law

    by Mary Roach ...
    **An Instant New York Times Bestseller#1 Los Angeles Times Bestseller#1 Indie Hardcover Nonfiction BestsellerJoin "America’s funniest science writer" (Peter Carlson, Washington Post), Mary Roach, on an irresistible investigation into the unpredictable world where wildlife and humans meet.**What’s to be done about a jaywalking moose? A bear caught breaking and entering? A murderous tree? Three ... Read more

    $16.39 USD

  • Steal This Book

    by Abbie Hoffman ...
    Still Notorious, Radical, and Revolutionary 50 Years Later.A survival guide from one of the greatest creative organizers of the 20th century**—now with a new foreword by co-conspirator, Lisa Fithian.**Throughout the 1960's and 70's, Abbie Hoffman criss-crossed the country, ferreting out alternative ways of getting by in America—some illegal and all radical. Causing scandals with its advice on how ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Redeeming Justice

    From Defendant to Defender, My Fight for Equity on Both Sides of a Broken System

    by Jarrett Adams ...
    **“A moving and beautifully crafted memoir.”—SCOTT TUROW“A daring act of justified defiance.”—SHAKA SENGHOR“Nothing less than heroic.”—JOHN GRISHAMHe was seventeen when an all-white jury sentenced him to prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Now a pioneering lawyer, he recalls the journey that led to his exoneration—and inspired him to devote his life to fighting the many injustices in our legal ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • RedHanded

    An Exploration of Criminals, Cannibals, Cults, and What Makes a Killer Tick

    **2021 Listeners' Choice British Podcast Awards WinnerWhat is it about killers, cult leaders, cannibals, cults, and criminals that capture our imaginations even as they terrify and disturb us?**How do we responsibly consume these kinds of stories as entertainment, and more importantly, what can we learn from them? RedHanded rejects the narrative of killers as monsters and that a victim "was in the ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Your Guide to Not Getting Murdered in a Quaint English Village

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Considering a trip to a quaint English village? You’ll think twice after learning about the countless murderous possibilities lurking behind the bucolic façades, thanks to this illustrated guide from #1 bestselling author Maureen Johnson and illustrator Jay Cooper—perfect for fans of cozy mysteries.A weekend roaming narrow old lanes, touring the faded glories of a country ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Runner's High

    How a Movement of Cannabis-Fueled Athletes Is Changing the Science of Sports

    by Josiah Hesse ...
    Michael Pollan's How to Change Your Mind meets Christopher McDougall's Born to Run in this immersive, investigative look at the hidden culture of cannabis use among elite athletes (as well as weekend warriors)--and the surprising emerging science behind the elusive, exhilarating "runner's high" they all seek.Pot makes exercise fun. The link between performance enhancement and cannabis has been an ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Travels with George

    In Search of Washington and His Legacy

    **“Travels With George…is quintessential Philbrick — a lively, courageous, and masterful achievement.”*—*Boston GlobeDoes George Washington still matter? Bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick argues for Washington's unique contribution to the forging of America by retracing his journey as a new president through all thirteen former colonies, which were now an unsure nation. Travels with George ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Wildland

    The Making of America's Fury

    by Evan Osnos ...
    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAfter a decade abroad, the National Book Award*–* and Pulitzer Prize*–*winning writer Evan Osnos returns to three places he has lived in the United States—Greenwich, CT; Clarksburg, WV; and Chicago, IL—to illuminate the origins of America’s political fury.Evan Osnos moved to Washington, D.C., in 2013 after a decade away from the United States, first... ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • AI 2041

    Ten Visions for Our Future

    How will artificial intelligence change our world within twenty years?“This inspired collaboration between a pioneering technologist and a visionary writer of science fiction offers bold and urgent insights.”—Yann LeCun, winner of the Turing Award; chief AI scientist, Facebook“Amazingly entertaining . . . Lee and Chen take us on an immersive trip through the future. . . . Eye-opening.”—Mark ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • American Happiness and Discontents

    The Unruly Torrent, 2008-2020

    Examine the ways in which expertise, reason, and manners are continually under attack in our institutions, courts, political arenas, and social venues with this collection from the Pulitzer Prize-winning conservative columnist.George F. Will has been one of this country’s leading columnists since 1974. He won the Pulitzer Prize for it in 1977. The Wall Street Journal once called him “perhaps the ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Return

    Why We Go Back to Where We Come From

    Drawing on extensive reporting from around the world and astute political analysis, Return: Why We Go Back to Where We Come From illuminates a personal quest. Kamal Al-Solaylee, author of the bestselling and award-winning Intolerable: A Memoir of Extremes and Brown: What Being Brown in the World Today Means (for Everyone), yearns to return to his homeland of Yemen, now wracked by war, starvation ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Brothers on Three

    A True Story of Family, Resistance, and Hope on a Reservation in Montana

    by Abe Streep ...
    "A heart-stomping, heart-stopping read. Unsentimental. Unforgettable. Astonishing. Brothers on Three captures the roar of a community spirit powered by blood history, loyalty, and ferocious love."—Debra Magpie Earling, author of Perma RedFrom journalist Abe Streep, the story of coming of age on a reservation in the American West and a team uniting a communityMarch 11, 2017, was a night to remember ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Unfollow Me

    Essays on Complicity

    An intimate, impertinent, and incisive collection about race, progress, and hypocrisy from Jill Louise Busby, aka Jillisblack.Jill Louise Busby spent years in the nonprofit sector specializing in Diversity & Inclusion. She spoke at academic institutions, businesses, and detention centers on the topics of Race, Power, and Privilege and delivered over two-hundred workshops to nonprofit organizations ... Read more

    $14.99 USD